Editorials 6.10.2017 05:45 am

Tricky weekend for SA sports fans

The Proteas host Bangladesh in Bloemfontein, Bafana are in a must-win against Burkina Faso at FNB Stadium and the Boks face New Zealand in Cape Town.

Tomorrow provides a rare opportunity to watch the “big three” of South African national sports teams in action on home soil on the same day.

Tricky weekend for SA sports fans
Tricky weekend for SA sports fans

Tricky weekend for SA sports fans

The Proteas host Bangladesh in Bloemfontein, Bafana are in a must-win against Burkina Faso at FNB Stadium and the Boks face New Zealand in Cape Town.

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